Monthly Archives: January 2014

a happy little story

so last saturday i picked ballerina daughter up from rehearsal and she informed me that i need to buy her a black formal dress for our studio fund raiser this weekend. wait. huh? well, its not like it’s required but … Continue reading

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thoughts on placement and the third leg theory

i have recently been re-reading (okay, well occasionally randomly thumbing through) gretchen ward warren’s brilliant book “the art of teaching ballet – ten twentieth century masters”. (i have read this cover to cover more than once over the past several … Continue reading

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dancers i have fallen in love with via youtube but never seen live (volume six)

~ dinu tamazlacaru ~ (staatsballet, berlin) well, i had never actually heard of dinu tamazlacaru until i started obsessively watching iana salenko videos. iana and dinu seem to dance together frequently and i eventually found myself quite drawn to him as well as … Continue reading

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fog

i have gone a little overboard taking pictures in the amazingly awesome fog we’ve been having recently. here are some of my favorites : ) (click to enlarge)

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bonus video from vail dance fest! oh happy me!

i’m at the gym and have just finished on the elliptical so i turn on my phone to select some music for the rest of my workout. my phone kindly alerts me that i have facebook notifications so i figure i might … Continue reading

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the fine art of shazamming

okay, so sometimes i’ll be driving home from the studio (or wherever) and a delightful piece of music will come on classical radio wqxr and i’ll think “oh, this could potentially be something awesome to choreograph!” but of course i … Continue reading

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ice ice baby

this morning, while the rest of my lazy family was still asleep, i decided to drive down to piermont and take a stroll on the pier. it was a little bit chilly. (click to enlarge – they look cooler)   … Continue reading

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2013 …….. you may go.

2013 – i bid you farewell. (and don’t hit yourself with the door on the way out.) while 2013 involved many wonderful, unforgettable moments it also involved a period of several months earlier in the year that i would not … Continue reading

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